Clotrimazole + Hydrocortisone
The treatment of fungal infections where co-existing symptoms of inflammation e.g. itching, require rapid relief.
- All dermatomycoses due to dermatophytes (e.g. Trichophyton species), moulds and other fungi.
- All dermatomycoses due to yeasts (Candida species).
- Skin diseases showing secondary infection with these fungi
- The treatment of nappy rash where infection due to Candida albicans is present.
Clotrimazole is a broad-spectrum antifungal agent active on dermatophytes, yeasts and other fungi. Hydrocortisone is a glucocorticoid with both glucocorticoid and to a lesser extent mineralocorticoid activity. Hydrocortisone is used for replacement therapy in adrenocortical insufficiency.
Dosage & Administration
Apply thinly and evenly to the affected area twice daily.
It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any of the components of this preparation.
Rarely local mild burning or irritation may be experienced. Hypersensitivity reactions may occur.
Precautions & Warnings
In infants, the napkins may act as an occlusive dressing and increase absorption. Treatment should be for a maximum period of seven days.
Hydrocortisone & Combined preparations
Keep in a cool and dry place. Keep out of the reach of children.